Is Liposuction for You?
Posted February 17, 2015 in Practice News
Is liposuction the way to go? How do you know if it’s the right type of cosmetic surgery for you?
If you’re serious about improving your body contour through plastic surgery, then you almost certainly know something about liposuction. It’s a procedure specifically designed to remove stubborn areas of fat that diet and exercise just don’t seem to reach. Liposuction wasn’t ever intended to remove substantially large amounts of fat from the entire body nor is it effective in controlling obesity; it’s also not a cellulite removal solution. It really is for specific targeting of fatty deposits that just don’t seem to improve regardless of how many sit-ups, lunges, or leg lifts you do. The procedure is most commonly performed on the buttocks, hips, abdomen, thighs, hips, and face. It is extremely safe, affordable, and immensely popular, as millions of slimmer, fitter patients around the world will readily attest to.
Often combined with other plastic surgery procedures such as a tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) and breast augmentation, liposuction is a truly ideal solution for anyone looking to define, refine, and rejuvenate his or her contours. Here at the Talbott Plastic Surgery Center of Reno, we’ve combined all three of these plastic surgery procedures to form the recently-trending, single-surgery offering known as the “Mommy Makeover.”
Who makes a good candidate for liposuction?
Strong candidates for liposuction should have realistic expectations about the results of the procedure. Qualified and respected plastic surgeons are fundamentally responsible for helping to create these expectations. Additionally, prospective liposuction candidates should meet these minimum guidelines:
- Be of average or slightly above average weight
- Have relatively firm and elastic skin
- Be in good overall health
- Have those concentrated, isolated pockets of fat that can’t seem to be conquered through conventional diet mindfulness and exercise
Dr. LaDawn Talbott is a board-certified cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgeon and has performed liposuction for hundreds of satisfied men and women in the greater Reno area for years. When it comes to helping patients achieve their goals, improve their health and happiness, and restore self-esteem, Dr. Talbott is peerless. Her caring approach, solid reputation, and outstanding credentials make a call to the Talbott Plastic Surgery Center of Reno an obvious first step to a happier and more beautiful you. From the first informative consultation right through the end of the procedure, you’ll know you are in the best of hands.
Learn more about liposuction in Reno and view our liposuction Before and After photos.